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Exercise Physiologist
PETOSKEY MI 49770
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89752309

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Exercise Physiologist
Exercise Physiologist



Department:Cardiac Rehab


Schedule:Casual


Shift:Day Shift


Hours:8-1630


Salary Range:$20.02 Commensurate with experience


Job Details:


The Exercise Physiologist analyzes patients' fitness in order to help them improve their health or maintain good health. Assists patients with heart disease and other chronic conditions, like diabetes or pulmonary (lung) disease, to regain their health. May also work with amateur and professional athletes to boost their performance or recover from injuries. Provides a full range of exercise physiology services, including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with professional practices and ethical standards.





RESPONSIBILITIES




+ Evaluates patient's overall health with special attention to cardiovascular function and metabolism.


+ Conducts diagnostic procedures like exercise stress tests to evaluate patients' health.


+ Develops individualized exercise prescriptions to increase physical fitness, strength, endurance, and flexibility.


+ Designs customized exercise programs to meet health care needs and athletic performance goals.


+ Administers exercise prescriptions designed to improve mobility and flexibility, hasten recovery from injury, and help patients live with disabilities.


+ Advises patients about nutrition and ongoing exercise regimens; may teach classes and conduct research.


+ Provides quality, personalized and evidence-based care and proven interventions.


+ Evaluates results of exercise program by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.


+ Leads PT Assistants and Technicians.


+ Performs other related duties as required and directed.




REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS




+ Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or Physiology.


+ Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP).


+ BCLS certified.


+ Competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment necessary in providing exercise physiology.




PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS




+ Master's degree in Exercise Science or Physiology.







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